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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

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Circular Instruction No. 173 - Compensation for Mesothelioma due to Occupational Asbestos Exposure

1. Definition


Mesothelioma is a malignancy arising from the pleura or peritoneum in persons with a history of occupational asbestos exposure. A claim for such malignancy shall clearly be set out as contemplated in and provided for in Section 65 of COIDA.